Indians are the largest recipients of the H-1B visa, which will now be modified to be given to highly-skilled workers only.
If Damascus becomes a battleground for gangs and militias, many more millions of civilians would join the 11.6 million who have already fled their homes in the civil war.
Men of violence are in command in the US and now call the shots in the world’s major ‘trouble spots,’ with diplomacy slowly slipping out of sight.
Earlier, H.R. McMaster had said that the US has hoped that Pakistan realises it is in its interests to not go after terrorists groups selectively.
White House advisors are considering remaining in the pact in order to shape climate policy and to facilitate the needs of US global energy companies.
Trump’s tough talk on North Korea’s nuclear programme and decision to dispatch a naval strike force to the region appear to have buried any Russian hopes that he might intervene less in foreign affairs than his predecessors.
In conversation with analyst Muhammad Sahimi on Iran’s upcoming presidential elections, the country’s deep state, the nuclear deal with the US and the Trump administration’s state.
The mission of observers from the 47-member Council of Europe, the continent’s leading human rights body, had said that the referendum was an uneven contest.
The order is an attempt by Trump to carry out his ‘America First’ campaign which pledges to reform US immigration policies and encourage purchases of American products.
It seems like Indian courts have forgotten that democracy is meant not only for those in power, but also for dissidents.
Pence is on the first stop of a four-nation Asia tour intended to show US’s allies, and remind its adversaries, that the Trump administration is not turning its back on the increasingly volatile region.
Neil Gorsuch has restored the SC’s conservative majority, allowing them to go begin the Trinity Lutheran case, which will test the limits of religious rights.
McMaster met President Ashraf Ghani and other senior Afghan officials to discuss bilateral ties, security, counter- terrorism, reforms, and development, according to a palace statement.
A fight erupted in the crowd of almost 1000 people when opponents staged a counter protest at a rally organised by Trump supporters, leaving many injured.
An anti-immigrant rhetoric and a possible lack of jobs, along with steeper visa fees are scaring off Indian students from applying to US universities.
The continuation of the conflict in Afghanistan weakens US leverage over Pakistan, partly due to a continued dependence on Pakistan for air and ground lines of communication into Afghanistan.
By creating a “hub and spoke” model to counter international terrorism, the US today has a veto on its legal regime, its proscribed actors and use of military force.
The tradition of displaying missiles at the parade continued with new long-range and submarine-based missiles and what weapon analysts said were new ICBMs.
Pence’s Seoul stop kicks off a long-planned ten-day trip to Asia – his first as vice president – and comes amid concerns that Pyongyang could soon conduct its sixth nuclear test.
The policy of targeting women with children at the border has drastically reduced the numbers of undocumented migrants trying to cross the border into the US.
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Yousafzai, a Pakistani education activist, is only the sixth person to receive honourary Canadian citizenship.
The suits are an attempt to enforce requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) just days after Trump signed his first executive order limiting travel.
On Wednesday, United said it would compensate all passengers on board the flight the cost of their tickets.
China, North Korea’s sole major ally and benefactor, has called for a peaceful resolution after a sharp rise in rhetoric between the US and Pyongyang.
The UN chief has a tough task ahead, especially with Donald Trump at the helm in the US.
White House spokesman Sean Spicer was responding to a question about a Trump Twitter post earlier in the day warning North Korea.
The US’s federal hiring freeze will be lifted on Wednesday, but agencies will be asked to remain mindful of Trump’s goal to reduce the federal workforce.
Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement would give Trump a further chance to shape the Supreme Court, after his first nominee Neil Grouch was sworn in this week.
As anti-Muslim rhetoric festers, the Hindu majority continues to fail to raise its voice against the BJP’s toxic politics of hate.
The Korean Peninsula has not been so close to a “military clash” since North Korea conducted its first nuclear test in 2006, China’s influential state-run tabloid said.
Russia says the chemicals that killed civilians last week belonged to rebels, not Assad’s government, and accused the US of illegal aggression on a false pretext.
Trump had previously been disinclined to intervene against Assad and the recent missile attack raised expectations that he might now adopt a tougher-than-expected stance with Russia.
The Kremlin said on Monday Tillerson was not scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit, a move that could point to tensions.
South Korean acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn ordered the military to intensify monitoring of the North’s activities and to ensure close communication with their ally, US.
With Neil Gorsuch aboard, the court has five conservative justices and four liberals, a majority that could be pivotal in deciding a range of issues including abortion and gun control.
The shooting at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino was the latest in dozens of cases of gun violence at US school campuses.
More than 3,000 people in 55 countries were condemned to death last year, marking a 56% surge from 2015.
The 19-year-old became a global symbol of the fight for girls’ education after being shot in Pakistan’s Swat valley in 2012 for opposing Taliban restrictions on female education.
The US missile strike in Syria will unite Russia’s technology with China’s money and muscle and is not good for regional or world peace.